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Home Office expects to provide ESN update at the end of the year
By David Bicknell
Department indicates ESN update will follow in a couple of months’ time, with new timeline still likely, though not specifically promised
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry looks for help to build more user-friendly website
By David Bicknell
Inquiry hopes to have beta version ready by Christmas, with site to be launched in mid-January
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New EU telecom code plans to make 5G spectrum-sharing easier and boost connectivity
By Matteo Natalucci
European Parliament committee package contains proposal for reverse ‘112’ system that will enable national authorities to alert citizens in event of imminent major emergencies and disasters
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Govroam gains wider public sector traction to complement GDS’ GovWiFi scheme
By David Bicknell
Jisc-launched scheme which developed from existing eduroam network for higher education gets traction among local councils, the health and social care community, and disaster management services
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The Met picks Box to manage its cloud content
By Matteo Natalucci
Cloud provider will help the Met  share, access, and collaborate on files securely on digital journey
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Police officers who lack IT skills should be sacked, report suggests
By Matteo Natalucci
Reform think-tank wants shake-up in police digitalisation strategy to combat rising cyber crime threat
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Home Office admits to ESN complexity
By David Bicknell
Department says scope and scale of testing needed for Emergency Services Network is “greater than originally anticipated, and will therefore take longer”
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KCOM fined £900,000 for emergency call failure
By David Bicknell
74 emergency calls failed after a York telephone exchange was flooded; back up routes relied on the same exchange
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Hampshire FRS backs Motorola to support firefighter comms
By Matteo Natalucci
Hampshire emergency services to deploy Motorola WAVE to connect digital radio system with TETRA technology
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South-West police forces pioneer new drone unit
Devon & Cornwall and Dorset police become first UK forces to take major step from trialling technology to creating fully operational drone unit
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Frequentis helps English Ambulance Trust transition to ESN
By Matteo Natalucci
Frequentis will assist the UK Ambulance Trust with its transition to the Emergency Service Network (ESN)
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London Mayor’s oversight committee considers ESN progress
By David Bicknell
Meeting of key organisations involved in Emergency Services Network told Home Office is considering new milestones for the project
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Former PAC chair Hillier raises emergency services comms concerns
By David Bicknell
MP questions Home Secretary over ESN timetable and asks what strategy is in place to ensure there is no gap in emergency services communication services between Airwave and ESN
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CCS eyes mobile voice and fire service IT aggregated procurements
By Neil Merrett
Mobile Voice and Data Services procurement is set to go ahead from September, with engagement underway to test customer interest in hardware for schools focus
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Three fined £1.9m over emergency services call vulnerability
By Neil Merrett
Ofcom penalises company over failure to ensure alternative network capability to guarantee uninterrupted calls to emergency services last October
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